Category Archives: WILQ Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 27, 2020

ONE KILLED IN WARRENSVILLE WRECK A Saturday morning crash killed one person and injured six others during icy conditions along Pleasant Valley Road near Warrensville. The Sun Gazette reports that state troopers said 62 year old Holly Moyer, of Cogan Station, lost control of the vehicle around 8:30am and hit a tree.  According to the…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 23, 2020

MAN JAILED FOR WILLIAMSPORT ROBBERY A 19 year old man has been jailed and is facing felony charges for his alleged role in a robbery at a Turkey Hill on Washington Blvd in Williamsport in early January.  According to police reports, Jamaire Mekhai Burget, of Isabella St was wearing a red hoodie while he held…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 22, 2020

POLICE CHASE WOMEN AFTER SHOPLIFTLING Police stopped two women who stole merchandise from a Selinsgrove department store last weekend and they were both were in district court this week.   According to State troopers, 50-year-old Shari Weaver and 30 year old Sarah Karpinski of Shamokin, stole more than 80 dollars-worth of items and fled the Kohl’s…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 20, 2020

MUNCY MAN SENTENCED FOR ASSAULT A Muncy man was recently sentenced to state prison after being found guilty last fall to assaulting a female victim with a wooden chair in November of 2018.  According to North Central Pa dot com, 48 year old Arthur W. Reed, who formerly lived on North Market Street was arrested…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 17, 2020

MAN CHARGED AFTER ALLEGEDLY SHAKING BABY A young father was arraigned in Lycoming County District court for aggravated and simple assault, as well as recklessly endangering the welfare of child after police say he shook his infant so hard the baby has serious brain injuries.  According to the Sun Gazette, investigators say Tyler Vaughn, of…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 16, 2020

TOOLS STOLEN FROM LOCAL FARM Tools were stolen from a Muncy farm and state police are investigating.  According to the Sun Gazette, there are reports that yard tools including chainsaws and weed whackers, along with a battery charger were stolen from Brown’s Tree Farm on Stan Wan Road in Moreland Township.  Estimates are that the…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 14, 2020

MAN WHO FATALLY PUNCHED ANOTHER SENTENCED A man who fatally punched a man in Sunbury last spring will go to state prison.  According to the Daily Item, Northumberland County Judge Hugh Jones Monday sentenced 36-year-old Jay Boyer Jr of Middleburg to 4 ½ to 9 years.  Media outlets report the incident took place outside a…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 13, 2020

REWARD BEING OFFERED FOR INFO ABOUT HORSE SHOOTING A reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the person who shot a horse on private property on Woodley Hollow Road near Picture Rocks.  According to WNEP, Ted Baker’s neighbor called him at work last week to say his 19 year old…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 10, 2020

HOME BURNS DISPLACES FAMILY OF FOUR A home was lost and four people displaced after fire engulfed a home along the 8900 block of Route 220n north of Picture Rocks.  According to the Sun Gazette, Jonathan and Ariel Drummond and their two children escaped the blaze Thursday afternoon that fire officials say started by a…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 9, 2020

MAN SEEKING “DEATH BY COP” INJURES TROOPERS A man who provoked two state troopers with knives wanting to die by suicide by cop, injured the two officers and was taken into custody this week.  According to the Daily Item, Michael W. Hartzell, of Pepper Hills Road in Cooper Township, was throwing knives at family members,…more »

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